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US vs. Morals

US citizens should require their government officials to behave morally in foreign and domestic policy. The citizens should require that current and former officials of the US government who engaged the country’s name and resources in torture or aggressive war … Continue reading

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Debating The Accusations Against Russia Distracts From The Real Problems

[ Update 2017-01-08: I’ve come across another writer with a somewhat similar point to mine. Caitlin Johnstone says: The correct response to “Russia hacked the election!” isn’t “Oh yeah? Prove it!” The correct response is, “Our government actively sabotages any candidate who … Continue reading

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US Renews Contracts For Private Prisons, Going Back on Promise

https://youtu.be/CCygtxesaZg?t=1431

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USA 2016 presidential election – with better voting methods, the results would have been different

By Warren D. Smith http://rangevoting.org/USA2016retro.html

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The Mother of All Voting Systems?

Form of Ballot to be used in Tally Let a ballot (to be called an executable ballot) consist of an ordered list of rules. A rule consists of two parts: head and tail. A rule head consists of a Boolean combination of constraints concerning … Continue reading

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Lack of Democracy in Major Parties

In 2016 the “Democratic” National Committee showed no interest in polling the membership of their party to determine levels of support for the candidates for the nomination for President of the United States. The Republican National Committee lacked the knowledge … Continue reading

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Voting-System Reform Is Not Technical Tweaking

This is my response to http://democracyjournal.org/arguments/ranked-choice-voting-is-not-the-solution/ and to all others who belittle the idea of voting-system reform and call it technical meddling or tweaking. The piece is in deep error where it mentions “technique” and “technical meddling”. Technique is about different … Continue reading

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